| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:04 PM
“MVP! MVP! MVP!”
Thank you, thank you, I owe it all to … wait, those aren’t blogger-of-the-year chants? What, Kobe’s in the house? Peyton Manning’s making an unexpected L.A. visit?
No, it seems the roar is...
| Jul 29, 2014
By John Henry, The Sports Xchange
ARLINGTON, Texas — J.P. Arencibia's two-run single keyed the Texas Rangers' decisive four-run fifth that made a winner out of right-hander Yu Darvish in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
-- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was named American League Player of the Week on Monday following his history-making start to the season.
It is the second consecutive player of the week honor for Davis, who ended the regular season last year...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka might not be made available to major league teams this winter, the president of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles told a Japanese sports newspaper.
Because of new rules that will be implemented, the most the Golden Eagles...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:32 PM
That Mike Trout hit a home run off Texas right-hander Yu Darvish on Tuesday night wasn’t surprising. The Angels center fielder has already hit three homers off the Rangers ace in two years. What was stunning was that the solo shot to center field...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter.
"Congratulations to the Tigers,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:27 PM
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The American League most valuable player debate is heating up, with Baltimore's Chris Davis muscling his way into the conversation with...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is one step closer to pitching in the major leagues.
Major League Baseball officially adopted rules under which teams can acquire non-free-agent Japanese players over the next three years, but there remains an...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees?
No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:07 PM
As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks?
The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...